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Wealth of Health: Verizon Wireless

Everything is abloom at the Calkins Road location of Verizon Wireless Inc., thanks to the company’s gardening club.   The club is a wellness offering at the telecommunications provider. Thirteen of the 1,100 local employees-some with greener thumbs than others-have ...

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Wealth of Health: Unity Health System

Health care workers spend their days and nights trying to make others feel better. Unity Health System works to ensure that its employees are well and healthy themselves.   "Our long-range goal is to have one of the healthiest workforces ...

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Wealth of Health: Sentry Group

  Imagine starting the workday with a steaming hot bowl of delicious oatmeal, compliments of your employer.   Of Sentry Group’s 435 local employees, roughly 75 participate in the "Oatmeal Challenge" every October with the goal of reducing their cholesterol ...

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Wealth of Health: Rochester Midland Corp.

Competition is not usually Wendi Thompson-Bellave’s thing. Her natural tendency is to duck from any balls thrown her way and shy away from participating on sports teams.   Still, Thompson-Bellave-corporate manager of benefits and wellness for Rochester Midland Corp.-set aside ...

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Wealth of Health: Partners + Napier

At Partners + Napier, a marketing communications and branding firm, emotional and nutritional wellness are routinely encouraged by long-time employee Ann Gilzow.   Colleagues call Gilzow, the company’s front-desk receptionist, the Fun Fairy. That’s because the 26-year veteran routinely shops ...

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Wealth of Health: Ontario County

  From office specialists and corrections officers to nursing assistants and highway engineers, Ontario County works to promote wellness among all 820 full-time and 226 part-time employees.   "Wellness should be in every area of an employee’s life-not just personal ...

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Wealth of Health: Monroe County

Monroe County wants its employees to be physically, emotionally and fiscally fit.   That’s a big reason why it co-sponsors Rochester Wellfest, an annual wellness fair at the Rochester Riverside Convention Center. Employees of the county, city and Rochester City ...

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Wealth of Health: Mirror Show Management Inc.

Clever incentives are at the heart of the wellness program at Mirror Show Management, a Webster company that designs exhibits and manages trade shows.   Last November, before the company went smoke-free, employees who quit cold turkey for the Great ...

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LPGA Winners through the years

LPGA Championship 2011 Yani Tseng 2010 Cristie Kerr 2009 Anna Nordqvist 2008 Yani Tseng 2007 Suzann Pettersen 2006 Se Ri Pak 2005 Annika Sörenstam 2004 Annika Sörenstam 2003 Annika Sörenstam 2002 Se Ri Pak 2001 Karrie Webb 2000 Juli Inkster 1999 Juli Inkster 1998 Se Ri Pak 1997 Christa Johnson 1996 Laura Davies 1995 Kelly Robbins 1994 Laura ...

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LPGA Tournament Week Schedule

Check out the online version of the RBJ’s SPECTATOR GUIDE. Monday, June 4  7 a.m. Wegmans Pro-Am  Noon Press-Radio Luncheon Tuesday, June 5  6 a.m.  Sunrise Walk  7 a.m.  Sunrise Breakfast   Practice round  6:30 p.m.  Verizon Pro-Am   Casino Night Wednesday, June 6 ...

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New technology has changed the game

“(Ben) Hogan hit undoubtedly his finest tee shot of the match, 250 yards down the middle. Now he’s hitting a 7-iron (on his second shot from 163 yards).”   —Shell’s Wonderful World of Golf TV announcer, 1960s   One of ...

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LPGA: Information for spectators

Check out the online version of the RBJ’s SPECTATOR GUIDE. Mobile device policy Mobile devices are now allowed on the tournament grounds. However, devices must be on silent mode at all times, and calls may be placed or received only ...

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Major puts Locust Hill in spotlight

Kraig Kann, the LPGA’s chief communications officer since last August after 16 years at the Golf Channel, says Locust Hill Country Club fits the Wegmans LPGA Championship just fine.   "I think this golf course is perfectly suited to host ...

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Youth brings new energy to LPGA

If you ask a dozen people why so many young girls are getting into the game of golf these days, you’re likely to get a dozen different answers. Some will credit increased television exposure, or golf’s around-the-world popularity, or today’s ...

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Tseng stands apart but still is beatable

She’s the No. 1 golfer in the world. She’s the youngest ever-man or woman-to win five major championships. She averages the fewest shots per round on the LPGA tour and ranks in the top five in putting and driving. She’s ...

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